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Workers, parents and students unite to fight dangerous schools reopening

20 May 2020
The Tories’ plan to start reopening schools from 1 June looks “increasingly unlikely” to take place. That’s according to a furious article in the Daily Mail newspaper.

Workers fight Tory push for unsafe schools return

19 May 2020
The battle is on to stop the Tories forcing an unsafe reopening of schools from 1 June.

‘We can teach the Tories a lesson’—school workers, parents and students speak out over unsafe return to school

17 May 2020
The battle over reopening schools could make or break the Tory drive to get people back to work before it’s safe.

A dangerous plan to reopen schools in France fails as many stay shut

11 May 2020
The French government tried to reopen schools on Monday in the teeth of opposition from parents, students, teachers and scientists.

Fury at Johnson’s plan to reopen schools means potential for real resistance

11 May 2020
Parents and school workers have reacted with fear and fury to Boris Johnson’s announcement that schools could start to reopen from next month.

Tory government has lied over free school meals for poor children

05 May 2020
Many parents across England have been unable to access vouchers or meals to support children while schools are closed due to the crisis.

Don’t open schools too early, teachers warn

04 May 2020
Tory plans to get parents back to work are unsafe—and totally dishonest

Reopening schools won’t help poor children

26 April 2020
Governments claim they are reopening schools out of concern for children’s welfare and safety. But Sadie Robinson reveals the real reasons

Those who want schools re-opened must say how they will keep us safe

21 April 2020
Schools and colleges should only reopen when it is safe to do so.

‘Our dispute is not over,’ say sixth form strikers

24 March 2020
Two contradictory developments in the sixth form colleges dispute crashed into one another last week

Sixth form strikers ramp up pressure on colleges and Tories

27 February 2020
Sixth form college workers struck over pay and funding - and escalation could be coming

‘Take the market out of education,’ say the sixth form workers as battle grows

25 February 2020
Workers across 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Thursday this week, demanding more funding and higher pay.

Fight against academisation heats up in east London

11 February 2020
Workers at St Michael’s, a small primary school in Newham, east London, struck for the seventh time on Thursday of last week.

Sixth form college workers get set for more strikes over funding and pay

04 February 2020
Workers at 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.

East London school takes action over academy selloff plan

28 January 2020
NEU union members at St Michael’s Catholic Primary School in Newham, east London, struck for three days last week to stop the school being turned into an academy.

Schools and councils round-up: strikes over ‘bullying,’ academies and more

14 January 2020
Workers at St Catherine’s Catholic School for Girls in south east London resumed their strikes this week with a three-day walkout from Tuesday.

Strikers say no to school bullies at St Catherine’s School for Girls

03 December 2019
NEU union members at St Catherine’s School for Girls struck on Tuesday of last week in a row over bullying.

Hundreds of thousands join latest global climate strikes

29 November 2019
Hundreds of thousands of activists who are part of the Fridays for Future movement demanded urgent climate action

Take to the streets for the climate

28 November 2019
 Striking school students will take action on Friday across many areas of Britain and large parts of the globe.

All out for latest global climate strike

26 November 2019
School students across the world were making posters, preparing slogans and dropping banners to organise for their next day of climate action.

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